This video is of UK Entrepreneur of the Year finalist, Ben Keene, co-founder of Tribewanted, the first social media network running development projects in Fiji. He shares his experience of setting up a business and the various hurdles and challenges faced in the process. Ben Keene provides a unique insight into a cultural shift in social networking and how social media and responsible tourism have merged to develop his business idea.
For any small business involved in networking, this entrepreneur video will give you an idea on how to use existing networking sites to your advantage and how to get investment. Tribewanted is an example of a business that overcame intense criticism, and dealt with changes to its business structure, primarily the loss of its other co-founder. Keene conveys the importance of dealing with high pressure situations and maintaining business credibility.
There is also expert advice on how to get your business into the press, and how a TV deal with the BBC helped Tribewanted gain the media attention and therefore investment required to make the business venture possible. Tribewanted now run successful projects promoting cross -cultural sustainable living with more than 10,000 members on the networking site.
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